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May
ハルカ Haruka
Spr Masters May.png
May's model
No. 113
English voice actor Deneen Melody[1]
Japanese voice actor Ai Nonaka[2]
Description May is a cheerful girl and the daughter of Professor Birch from the Hoenn region. She’s great at taking care of others and loves cute Pokémon and conducting fieldwork.

May (Japanese: ハルカ Haruka) is a Pokémon Trainer in Pokémon Masters EX, based on the character of the same name in the core series games. She forms a sync pair with Mudkip and its evolved forms Marshtomp and Swampert, with Swampert being capable of Mega Evolving. The sync pair can be obtained through the sync pair scout, starting from January 14, 2021.

May is also available in her spring attire partnered alongside Lopunny, which is capable of Mega Evolving. The pair could be obtained through a limited-time seasonal sync pair scout and will be first available on April 2, 2021.

Contents

Mudkip → Marshtomp → Swampert

Mudkip can evolve into Marshtomp once it has reached level 30 through its Sync Pair Story Mudkip's Evolution, and then into Swampert once it has reached level 45 through its Sync Pair Story Marshtomp's Evolution.

Masters258.png Type WaterIC Masters.png Water
Move types WaterIC Masters.png Water / GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Mudkip Weakness GrassIC Masters.png Grass
The fin on Mudkip's head acts as highly sensitive radar. Using this fin to sense movements of water and air, this Pokémon can determine what is taking place around it without using its eyes.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential


Masters259.png Type WaterIC Masters.png Water
Move types WaterIC Masters.png Water / GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Marshtomp Weakness GrassIC Masters.png Grass
The surface of Marshtomp's body is enveloped by a thin, sticky film that enables it to live on land. This Pokémon plays in mud on beaches when the ocean tide is low.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential


Masters260.png Type WaterIC Masters.png Water
Move types WaterIC Masters.png Water / GroundIC Masters.png Ground
Role Tech
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Swampert Weakness GrassIC Masters.png Grass
Swampert is very strong. It has enough power to easily drag a boulder weighing more than a ton. This Pokémon also has powerful vision that lets it see even in murky water.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential

Moves

May's Mudkip uses Water Gun as one of its damage-dealing moves. Upon evolution, Marshtomp replaces Water Gun for Muddy Water.
May's Mudkip and Marshtomp use Water Sync Beam as their sync move. Upon evolution, Swampert learns the upgraded Best Buddy Muddy Water.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Water Gun Water
WaterIC Masters.png
Special 1 20 24 100% An opponent No additional effect.
(Mudkip)
Rain Dance Water
WaterIC Masters.png
Status 2
(2 uses)
Entire field Makes the weather rainy.
Earth Power Ground
GroundIC Masters.png
Special 3 99 118 100% An opponent Has a very small chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def.
Ready for This? None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Charges the user's move gauge by two. Raises the user's Sp. Atk and critical-hit rate.
Muddy Water Water
WaterIC Masters.png
Special 3 116 139 85% All opponents Has a moderate chance of lowering the target's accuracy.
(Marshtomp/Swampert)
Sync moves
Water Sync Beam Water
WaterIC Masters.png
Special 200 240 An opponent No additional effect.
Best Buddy Muddy Water Water
WaterIC Masters.png
Special 160 192 An opponent Become Mega Swampert until the end of battle. This move's power increases when the weather is rainy.
(6★ EX) effect: Power of sync move increases by 50%.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Raging Rain 3 Powers up moves when the weather is rainy.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
Racing Rain 2 Quickly charges the move gauge when the weather is rainy.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
Raging Rain 5 Powers up moves when the weather is rainy.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Racing Rain 4 Quickly charges the move gauge when the weather is rainy.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Dizzying Power The more the target's accuracy is lowered, the more it powers up moves.
Theme Skills
Water Tech Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 12 when using Water-type attacks.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 12.
Hoenn Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Main Character Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 1.
Space Cadet Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Contest Lover Tech Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Raises the maximum HP of all allied sync pairs by 2.

Sync Grid

May and Mudkip's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the sync pair was first released.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +30 HP +30 7 84 3
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +20 Defense +20 7 84 3
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 0 5 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +5 Sp. Atk +5 2 24 1
Sp. Atk +10 Sp. Atk +10 4 48 2
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +10 Sp. Def +10 4 48 2
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Speed +20 Speed +20 7 84 3
Muddy Water: Power +3 Muddy Water: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Muddy Water: Power +3 Muddy Water: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Muddy Water: Power +3 Muddy Water: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
Muddy Water: Power +3 Muddy Water: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Muddy Water: Power +3 Muddy Water: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
Muddy Water: Accuracy +5 Muddy Water: Accuracy ↑ +5 4 48 1
Muddy Water: Accuracy +5 Muddy Water: Accuracy ↑ +5 4 48 2
Muddy Water: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 1
Rain Dance: Move Gauge Refresh 4 Has a good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 1
Rain Dance: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Earth Power: Power +2 Earth Power: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Earth Power: Power +2 Earth Power: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Earth Power: Power +2 Earth Power: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Earth Power: Power +2 Earth Power: Power ↑ +2 3 36 1
Earth Power: Power +2 Earth Power: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Earth Power: Power +2 Earth Power: Power ↑ +2 3 36 2
Earth Power: Move Gauge Refresh 3 Has a moderately good chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 1
Earth Power: Surging Sand 5 Powers up moves in a sandstorm. 10 120 3
Ready for This?: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 1
Sand Shelter Protects the Pokémon from damage from a sandstorm. 4 48 2
Hide and Sync The more the target's accuracy has been lowered, the more it powers up sync moves. 8 96 2
Dire Rain 1 Critical hits land more easily when an attack move is used while the weather is rainy. 8 96 2
Refreshing Rain 1 Restores the Pokémon's HP whenever it takes an action when the weather is rainy. 10 120 3
On a Roll 1 Raises the chance of lowering stat values with the additional effects of moves. 10 120 3
Power Reserves 4 Powers up moves in a pinch. 10 120 3
Inclement Intellect 6 Has a great chance of raising the user's Sp. Atk when the weather is rainy and an attack is successful. 10 120 3
Best Buddy Muddy Water: Power +25 Best Buddy Muddy Water: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Best Buddy Muddy Water: Power +25 Best Buddy Muddy Water: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Lopunny

May (Spring 2021)
ハルカ Haruka
Spr Masters May Spring 2021.png
Spring 2021 May's model
No. 113
English voice actor Deneen Melody
Japanese voice actor Ai Nonaka
Description May is back in a cute egg-hunting outfit along with Lopunny, a reliable fieldwork assistant that excels at finding things. May loves her long, fluffy ears.


Masters428.png Type NormalIC Masters.png Normal
Move types NormalIC Masters.png Normal / FightingIC Masters.png Fighting
Role Strike (Physical)
Base Potential ★★★★★☆EX
Lopunny Weakness FightingIC Masters.png Fighting
Lopunny regrows its coat twice a year. Mufflers and hats made from its fur are really warm.
Stats HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential
Lv. 125, Base Potential
Lv. 125, Max Potential

Moves

Upon Mega Evolution, Headbutt and X Defense All are replaced with Move Gauge Boost and High Jump Kick respectively.

Name Type Category Move gauge Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Description
Headbutt Normal
NormalIC Masters.png
Physical 2 53 100% An opponent Has a moderate chance of making the target flinch.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
Potion None Status 0
(2 uses)
An ally Restores a bit of an ally’s HP.
X Defense All None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies Sharply raises the Defense of all allied sync pairs.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
Hippity Hoppity! None Status 0
(2 uses)
All allies If used by Lopunny, sharply raises the Speed of all allied sync pairs. If used by Lopunny, sharply raises the user’s evasiveness. If used by Mega Lopunny, raises the user’s accuracy. If used by Mega Lopunny, drastically raises the user’s evasiveness.
Move Gauge Boost None Status 0
(2 uses)
Self Increases the user’s move gauge by three.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
High Jump Kick Fighting
FightingIC Masters.png
Physical 3 135 162 90% An opponent If it fails, the user takes damage equal to half of its maximum HP.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Sync moves
Heart-Thumping Normal Impact Normal
NormalIC Masters.png
Physical 200 240 An opponent Become Mega Lopunny until the end of battle. After this sync move is used for the first time, it becomes Fighting type until the end of battle.
(6★ EX) effect: Sync move targets all opponents.

Skills

Name Description
Passive Skills
Sync Morph Changes the user’s sync move type when a sync move is used for the first time.
Revenge Boost 5 Has a very good chance of charging the user’s move gauge by one when the user is hit by an attack move.
(Only before Mega Evolving)
Propelling Strike 5 Has a very good chance of charging the user’s move gauge by one when an attack move is successful.
(Only after Mega Evolving)
Solo Fanfare 6 Radically raises the user’s Attack when a sync move is used for the first time.
Theme Skills
Normal Strike Raises allies' Attack and Sp. Atk by 15 when using Normal-type attacks.
Hoenn Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 2.
Seasonal Outfit Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Researcher Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.
Battle Partner Strike Raises the Attack and Sp. Atk of all allied sync pairs by 3.

Sync Grid

May and Lopunny's sync grid is an expanded grid, made available since the sync pair was first released.

Name Effect Energy required Sync orb required Move level required
HP +10 HP +10 0 5 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
HP +10 HP +10 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 0 5 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Attack +5 Attack +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 0 5 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Defense +5 Defense +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 0 5 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Sp. Def +5 Sp. Def +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 0 5 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +5 Speed +5 2 24 1
Speed +10 Speed +10 4 48 2
Speed +20 Speed +20 7 84 3
Headbutt: Power +4 Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 1
Headbutt: Power +4 Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Headbutt: Power +4 Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Headbutt: Power +4 Headbutt: Power ↑ +4 3 36 2
Headbutt: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 1
High Jump Kick: Power +3 High Jump Kick: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
High Jump Kick: Power +3 High Jump Kick: Power ↑ +3 4 48 1
High Jump Kick: Power +3 High Jump Kick: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
High Jump Kick: Power +3 High Jump Kick: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
High Jump Kick: Power +3 High Jump Kick: Power ↑ +3 4 48 2
High Jump Kick: Move Gauge Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of charging the user's move gauge by one when a move is successful. 7 84 2
Potion: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
X Defense All: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Move Gauge Boost: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Hippity Hoppity!: MP Refresh 2 Has a moderate chance of restoring one MP of the move used if the move is successful. 7 84 2
Lithe Prevents the Pokémon from getting paralyzed. 4 48 1
Propeller 1 Has a small chance of reducing the sync move countdown by one when the user’s Pokémon uses a move. 10 120 3
Impatient 1 Has a small chance of reducing the user’s sync move countdown by one when the user is hit by an attack move. 10 120 3
HP Advantage 3 The more HP the user has remaining, the more it powers up moves. 10 120 3
Endurance If the Pokémon enters battle with full HP, allows it to endure the next hit it takes that would reduce it to 0 HP. 10 120 3
Ramming Speed The more the user’s Speed has been raised, the more it powers up moves. 10 120 3
Heart-Thumping Normal Impact: Power +25 Heart-Thumping Normal Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Heart-Thumping Normal Impact: Power +25 Heart-Thumping Normal Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Heart-Thumping Fighting Impact: Power +25 Heart-Thumping Fighting Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3
Heart-Thumping Fighting Impact: Power +25 Heart-Thumping Fighting Impact: Power ↑ +25 5 60 3

Availability

Sync Pair Stories

  • A Day with May
  • Mudkip's Evolution
  • Marshtomp's Evolution

Quotes

Gallery

May

Spr Masters May 2.png VSMay Masters.png Spr Masters May EX.png VSMay EX Masters.png May Mindscape.png
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model May's sync move mindscape
(Hoenn)
May Emote 1 Masters.png May Emote 2 Masters.png May Emote 3 Masters.png May Emote 4 Masters.png
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
120px 120px 120px 120px
Medal
1★ Team Hoenn Unite!
Medal
2★ Team Hoenn Unite!
Medal
3★ Team Hoenn Unite!
Medal
Go Team Hoenn!

May (Spring 2021)

Spr Masters May Spring 2021 2.png VSMay Spring 2021 Masters.png Spr Masters May Spring 2021 EX.png VSMay Spring 2021 EX Masters.png x180px
5★ model 5★ VS model 6★ EX model 6★ EX VS model May's sync move mindscape
(Spring 2021)
80px 80px 80px 80px x180px
Trainer emote
Nice!
Trainer emote
Watch out!
Trainer emote
Let's do this!
Trainer emote
Thanks!
Pasio Eggsplorers artwork
120px 120px 120px 120px
Medal
1★ Pasio Eggsplorers
Medal
2★ Pasio Eggsplorers
Medal
3★ Pasio Eggsplorers
Medal
Hunting Eggspert

Trivia

  • May was mentioned in Pokémon Masters EX before she was added into the game. In his Sync Pair Story, Brendan mentions that May focuses on Contests while Professor Birch focuses on fieldwork. She is also mentioned multiple times in Brendan's Pokémon Center lobby dialogue.
  • As shown in her description, May is based on the rival in the Hoenn games with her father being Professor Birch.

In other languages

Ready for This?

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 準備はいいよね? Junbi wa Īyone?
Mandarin Chinese 準備好了吧? Zhǔnbèihǎoleba?
France Flag.png French Attention, j'arrive !
Germany Flag.png German Alles startklar?
Italy Flag.png Italian Siete pronti, giusto?
South Korea Flag.png Korean 준비됐지? Junbidwaetji?
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Estoy lista para la acción!

Best Buddy Muddy Water

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese フィールドかけめぐる だくりゅう Fīrudo Kakemeguru Dakuryū
Mandarin Chinese 席捲全場之 濁流 Xíjuǎn Quánchǎng-zhī Zhuóliú
France Flag.png French Parcourons le monde ! Ocroupi !
Germany Flag.png German Lehmbrühe der Naturliebhaberin
Italy Flag.png Italian Fanghiglia alla ricerca di amici
South Korea Flag.png Korean 필드를 뛰어다니는 탁류 Field-reul Ttwieodanineun Takryu
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ciénaga de Agua Lodosa


Hippity Hoppity!

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese もこもこキュートに Mokomoko Kyūtoni
Mandarin Chinese 毛茸茸無敵可愛 Máorōngrōng Wúdí Kěài
France Flag.png French Chou et tout doux !
Germany Flag.png German Hoppelsprung!
Italy Flag.png Italian Quattro salti in morbidezza!
South Korea Flag.png Korean 뭉실뭉실귀엽게 Mungsilmungsil Gwiyeopge
Spain Flag.png Spanish ¡Un salto de gracia!

Heart-Thumping Normal Impact

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 心が弾むドキドキの ノーマルインパクト Kokoro ga Hazumu Dokidoki no Nōmaru Inpakuto
Mandarin Chinese 歡喜雀躍心跳加速之 一般衝擊 Huānxǐquèyuèxīntiàojiāsù-zhī Yìbān Chōngjī
France Flag.png French Cœur battant ! Impact Normal !
Germany Flag.png German Normalstoß des Herzschlags
Italy Flag.png Italian Impatto Normale del batticuore
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마음이 들뜨는 두근두근 노말임팩트 Ma-eumi Deulddeuneun Dugeundugeun Normal Impact
Spain Flag.png Spanish Impacto Normal del Bum Bum del Corazón

Heart-Thumping Fighting Impact

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 心が弾むドキドキの ファイティングインパクト Kokoro ga Hazumu Dokidoki no Faitingu Inpakuto
Mandarin Chinese 歡喜雀躍心跳加速之 格鬥衝擊 Huānxǐquèyuèxīntiàojiāsù-zhī Gédòu Chōngjī
France Flag.png French Cœur battant ! Impact Combat !
Germany Flag.png German Kampfstoß des Herzschlags
Italy Flag.png Italian Impatto Lotta del batticuore
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마음이 들뜨는 두근두근 파이팅임팩트 Ma-eumi Deulddeuneun Dugeundugeun Fighting Impact
Spain Flag.png Spanish Impacto Lucha del Bum Bum del Corazón


References


Characters appearing in Pokémon Masters EX
Pasio ScottieBettie
Kanto BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaBlaineLoreleiBrunoAgathaJanineKogaBlueGiovanniLanceLeafProfessor OakRedSabrinaJessieJames
Johto KrisBugsyWhitneyPryceClairWillKarenLyraEthanSilverJasmineMorty
Hoenn BrendanRoxanneBrawlyFlanneryNormanWinonaTateLizaPhoebeDrakeNolandGlaciaZinniaStevenWallaceWallyLucyLisiaMay
Sinnoh BarryRoarkGardeniaMayleneCrasher WakeCandiceFlintCherylMarleyThortonCynthiaFantinaDawnCyrusVolkner
Unova RosaClaySkylaBrycenIrisMarshalShauntalRoxieMarlonCherenHilbertHildaElesaCaitlinGrimsleyBurghAlderNateBiancaN
Kalos GrantKorrinaRamosWulfricSieboldWikstromViolaCalemValerieClemontSerenaProfessor SycamoreLysandreDiantha
Alola HauOliviaSophoclesMinaHapuKahiliNanuAcerolaKukuiGuzmaPlumeriaLusamineGladionLillieMolayneMallowSeleneElio
Galar GloriaPiersLeonMarnie
NPCs PauloProfessor BellisLearSawyerRachelTristaTriciaTrinnia
DarachMeowthRyukiTeam Break

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